Unions head to labour court over salary adjustments

They want it to pay salary increases agreed to as part of a three-year wage deal struck in 2018. Finance minister Tito Mboweni announced drastic cuts to the public-sector wage bill during his budget address in February. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Five public sector trade unions have taken the government to court over wage increases.

Unions say they want government to pay salary increases that were agreed to as part of a three-year wage deal struck in 2018.

READ: Unions threaten dispute if government breaks wage deal

Finance minister Tito Mboweni announced drastic cuts to the public-sector wage bill during his budget address in February.

The salaries of public sector workers were kept flat in April, the first month of the new fiscal year.

On Friday, the Public Servants Association and teacher union Naptosa were among five other unions who filed papers in court.

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eNCA